Setting the standard for trust.

Leading the way to more secure, standards-based interactions

Security is only as strong as the standards that define and govern its use. That’s why DigiCert is actively involved in a wide variety of industry efforts and partnerships across the globe.

Trusted Partners
Accredited Standards Committee X9 (ASC X9) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

Writing global standards for using cryptographic protocols to secure financial data, applications and transactions—and working to ensure those standards are adopted worldwide. DigiCert Sr. Director of Business Development, Dean Coclin, serves as the chair of the PKI Study Group. Read more from Dean Coclin.

Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communication System (AeroMACS) & WiMax

Advancing aviation security through encryption and strong authentication for ground-to-aircraft communication used by Air Traffic Control (ATC) and Airlines Operations Communications (AOC). Establishing strong security standards across the aviation industry for in-air wireless connectivity in partnership with the WiMax Forum.

Read more about DigiCert’s selection as the root CA host for AeroMACS.


Innovating technologies to make broadband faster, better and more secure, as well as ensuring that cable networks deliver the best possible end-user experience.

CA Browser Forum (CA/B Forum)

CA/B Forum is composed of Certificate Authorities (CAs) and Browsers from all over the world, coming together to set global standards for publicy trusted TLS/SSL certificates. DigiCert's VP of Compliance, Ben Wilson, currently serves as the Vice Chair of the forum. Read more about our involvement with the CA/B Forum.

CA Security Council

Advancing online security through education and best practice. Members are the six largest TLS issuers in the world, and the council is currently chaired by the DigiCert Sr. Director of Business Development, Dean Coclin.


Securing broadcasting and the end user through Common Interface Plus (CI+) standards as part of an initiative in collaboration with Panasonic, Phillips, Samsung, Sony, SmarDTV and Neotion.
Read the CI+ case study.

Healthcare Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC)

Coordinating, collaborating and sharing vital threat intelligence and establishing cybersecurity best practices for the healthcare industry.

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

DigiCert is deeply involved with a number of key initiatives of the IETF, including:

  • ACME WG - Enabling issuance and re-issuance of digital certificates to webservers
  • TLS WG - Completing TLS 1.3, a faster and more secure encryption protocol update
  • LAMPS WG - Establishing requirements for Certificate Authority Authorization (CAA)
  • ANIMA WG - Developing a security infrastucture for Iot devices
  • TRANS WG -Continuing discussions about certificate transparency
National Emergency Number Association, 9-1-1 (NENA-911)

Improving security & authentication for the 9-1-1 emergency service.

NIST National Cyber Security Center of Excellence (NCCoE)

We are currently engaged in three separate projects for NIST NCCoE:

  • Implementing DANE for S/MIME
  • Improving TLS Server Certificate Management
  • Securing against IoT-based DDoS attacks

Read more about DigiCert’s involvement with NIST NCCoE.

Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF)

Ensuring secure, open, standards-based connectivity for consumers, businesses and industries.

Payment Card Industry (PCI)

DigiCert is joining PCI as a participating organization to help guide practices and write requirements for assessing the security of companies that process credit card data.

Society of Automotive engineers (SAE)

Identifying issues with current practices and developing industry cybersecurity standards for automotive hardware, software and connectivity in partnership with OEMs and the SAE.

USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF)

Operating managed PKI registration and CA services for the USB Type-C™ Authentication specification.
Read more about DigiCert's involvement with the USC-IF.


Defining security and identity standards for the Wireless Innovation Forum.

Read more about DigiCert’s work with the WinnForum.

ZigBee Alliance—Connected Home Over IP (CHIP)

Defining, implementing and promoting the adoption of PKI standards for IoT and CHIP technologies.


Let’s build a more secure and connected world together

We’re always looking for opportunities to make a positive impact on digital security
around the globe. Want to learn more about DigiCert’s industry standards initiatives
and partnerships—or discuss a new initiative? Contact our team below.

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  • 1-5 TLS/SSL Certificates
  • PKI for Enterprises
  • 5-20 TLS/SSL Certificates
  • Private PKI & S/MIME
  • IoT device management
  • Enterprise TLS/SSL Options
  • DigiCert Partner Program
  • TLS/SSL Management Tools

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